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Regional Directors (x9)

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Global Fund for Jesus & Global Business Roundtable
Multiple Locations - View Listing
Closing Date:
Thursday, 11 November 2021
Open

About the Organisation

The Global Fund For Jesus (GFFJ) is a Johannesburg, South Africa-based international organization and universal platform that works to bring the Kingdom of God on earth by focusing on uplifting the disadvantaged and enhancing the health status and well-being of populations around the world through education, health, infrastructure development, poverty alleviation, food security and economic empowerment projects.

The Global Business Roundtable (GBR) was established on 21st August 2009. It started as a discussion forum as well as a support, networking and prayer group for people in business and various intellectual professions. The GBR is a global business networking initiative which was prompted by a desire to start a prayer meeting group for people in business as well as to provide support for professionals in their various fields. The organisation is founded on Biblical principles and is inspired by God throughout the various initiatives it undertakes.

About the Job

Under the leadership and direction of the respective GFFJ / GBR Global Executive Directors, the incumbent plans, directs, implements, monitors, evaluates and fast-tracks a ground-breaking, multimillion-dollar Regional Resource Mobilization and Multi-Sector Services Strategic Plan to execute GFFJ & GBR operations and services in a select continent, region and respective countries. Applicants should indicate which location/region they are applying for from the following options:
• Canada – Toronto or Vancouver
• New York
• Washington
• Mexico
• Brazil
• UK – London
• Israel
• India
• Australia

Key Responsibilities

Strategy & Resource Mobilization (securing new and additional resources, and making better use of, and maximizing existing resources):

  • Designs, plans, establishes, grows and develops a Regional Office capacity to carry out a Resource Mobilization Strategy (cash, shares, real estate, movable property, bequeath estate, human resources and ambassadors) and a Multi-Sector Services Strategy (health, education, food security, job creation, entrepreneurship and economic empowerment projects) according to regional assets, priorities, needs and public, private and non-profit resources.

  • Contributes to fast-track (quickest route to achieve results) 3 to 5 Country Offices, 3 to 5 investments and 3 to 5 multi-sector services projects per year to meet the needs of disadvantaged, marginalized and vulnerable populations, and contribute to socioeconomic economic development in conjunction with public, private, non-profit and international agencies and organizations and select faith-based, community and non-governmental organizations.

Networking & Partnership Engagement:

  • Influence, outreach, network, engage and manage productive relationships with funders, grantors, donors, philanthropists, investors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, Heads of State and/or top-tier government officials, business executives and high level corporate stakeholders, as well as top-tier global organizations and faith-based ministries and leaders.

  • Recruit, oversee, guide, train and support Country Directors in specific geographical regions to conduct national resource mobilization efforts and multi-sector services projects.

Program Leadership & Management:

  • Plans, develops and manages a Regional Office comprising multiple Country Offices working closely with key internal and external stakeholders, particularly: Sakhumnotho Group Holdings’ Regional Investment Officer and Global Business Roundtable’s Regional Director.

  • Ensures delivery of quarterly, biannual and annual fundraising and multi-sector services projects benchmarks at regional and national levels making corrective actions as needed to ensure progress toward targets and sustainability efforts

Requirements

  • Proven work experience in millionaire resource mobilization and business/project development in international population, health, development, relief, advocacy and investment fields.

  • Strong knowledge in grant writing, donor reporting and pitching to grant donors, corporate social responsibility, investors, faith-based institutions and foundations.

  • Over 15 years of combined national and international experience with for-profit, commercial entities and their affiliated foundations including bilateral and multilateral financial institutions and banks, investors and entrepreneurs, multinational, local and/or public/private partnerships

  • The following qualifications with proven track record are preferred: Advanced university degree with postgraduate training in business, finance, economics, international or public relationships or development, social sciences, law or related.

  • Proven background and ability to work effectively in one or more GFFJ & GBR program sectors: health, education, food security, job creation, entrepreneurship, economic development.

To apply

This position is open to candidates of all nationalities, and multilingual candidates are also encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a 100% Christian background and commitment to do what Jesus would do if He were physically present on earth. Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a candidate is chosen, or until the closing date, whichever occurs earlier. Please note, if you have already applied or interviewed for the position, please do not reapply.


In order to apply, email your application by Friday 12th November to callum@actionappointments.co.za. In addition to a normal letter of motivation, all candidates must send a one-page response addressing the following topics.


1. Summary of your qualifications and experience.

2. The reason why you are interested in the position.

3. Summary of your three main strengths and three areas for improvement.

4. What makes you unique and distinguishes you from other top-tier candidates.

5. Description of your walk, relationship and experience with Jesus Christ.

6. Stakeholders Engagement: Proven knowhow, experience, and settings mapping, interacting, and networking with job/sector specific stakeholders.

7. Multi-Sector and/or Sector-specific Mobilization: Results-oriented examples of organization and mobilization of job/sector specific stakeholders at a global, regional, and national level for programs implementation including meetings, top-level commissions, and conferences.

8. Leadership Expertise: Proven experience leading job/sector specific programs, initiatives, projects and/or responses at global, regional, or national level.

9. Work Plans and Budget Proposals: Experience designing and implementing strategy, implementation and business plans including budget amounts and management of  staff and resources.

10. Resource Mobilization Capacity: Qualitative and quantitative examples of resource mobilization results aimed to support job/sector specific programs including amount of funds, grants, shares, donations, and gift-in-kind raised and sources, private sector leveraging results, partnerships created, and any other mobilization of human, physical, and economic resources.

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About the Organisation

The Global Fund For Jesus (GFFJ) is a Johannesburg, South Africa-based international organization and universal platform that works to bring the Kingdom of God on earth by focusing on uplifting the disadvantaged and enhancing the health status and well-being of populations around the world through education, health, infrastructure development, poverty alleviation, food security and economic empowerment projects.

The Global Business Roundtable (GBR) was established on 21st August 2009. It started as a discussion forum as well as a support, networking and prayer group for people in business and various intellectual professions. The GBR is a global business networking initiative which was prompted by a desire to start a prayer meeting group for people in business as well as to provide support for professionals in their various fields. The organisation is founded on Biblical principles and is inspired by God throughout the various initiatives it undertakes.

About the Job

Under the leadership and direction of the respective GFFJ / GBR Global Executive Directors, the incumbent plans, directs, implements, monitors, evaluates and fast-tracks a ground-breaking, multimillion-dollar Regional Resource Mobilization and Multi-Sector Services Strategic Plan to execute GFFJ & GBR operations and services in a select continent, region and respective countries. Applicants should indicate which location/region they are applying for from the following options:
• Canada – Toronto or Vancouver
• New York
• Washington
• Mexico
• Brazil
• UK – London
• Israel
• India
• Australia

Key Responsibilities

Strategy & Resource Mobilization (securing new and additional resources, and making better use of, and maximizing existing resources):

  • Designs, plans, establishes, grows and develops a Regional Office capacity to carry out a Resource Mobilization Strategy (cash, shares, real estate, movable property, bequeath estate, human resources and ambassadors) and a Multi-Sector Services Strategy (health, education, food security, job creation, entrepreneurship and economic empowerment projects) according to regional assets, priorities, needs and public, private and non-profit resources.

  • Contributes to fast-track (quickest route to achieve results) 3 to 5 Country Offices, 3 to 5 investments and 3 to 5 multi-sector services projects per year to meet the needs of disadvantaged, marginalized and vulnerable populations, and contribute to socioeconomic economic development in conjunction with public, private, non-profit and international agencies and organizations and select faith-based, community and non-governmental organizations.

Networking & Partnership Engagement:

  • Influence, outreach, network, engage and manage productive relationships with funders, grantors, donors, philanthropists, investors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, Heads of State and/or top-tier government officials, business executives and high level corporate stakeholders, as well as top-tier global organizations and faith-based ministries and leaders.

  • Recruit, oversee, guide, train and support Country Directors in specific geographical regions to conduct national resource mobilization efforts and multi-sector services projects.

Program Leadership & Management:

  • Plans, develops and manages a Regional Office comprising multiple Country Offices working closely with key internal and external stakeholders, particularly: Sakhumnotho Group Holdings’ Regional Investment Officer and Global Business Roundtable’s Regional Director.

  • Ensures delivery of quarterly, biannual and annual fundraising and multi-sector services projects benchmarks at regional and national levels making corrective actions as needed to ensure progress toward targets and sustainability efforts

Requirements

  • Proven work experience in millionaire resource mobilization and business/project development in international population, health, development, relief, advocacy and investment fields.

  • Strong knowledge in grant writing, donor reporting and pitching to grant donors, corporate social responsibility, investors, faith-based institutions and foundations.

  • Over 15 years of combined national and international experience with for-profit, commercial entities and their affiliated foundations including bilateral and multilateral financial institutions and banks, investors and entrepreneurs, multinational, local and/or public/private partnerships

  • The following qualifications with proven track record are preferred: Advanced university degree with postgraduate training in business, finance, economics, international or public relationships or development, social sciences, law or related.

  • Proven background and ability to work effectively in one or more GFFJ & GBR program sectors: health, education, food security, job creation, entrepreneurship, economic development.

To apply

This position is open to candidates of all nationalities, and multilingual candidates are also encouraged to apply. Candidates should have a 100% Christian background and commitment to do what Jesus would do if He were physically present on earth. Submissions will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a candidate is chosen, or until the closing date, whichever occurs earlier. Please note, if you have already applied or interviewed for the position, please do not reapply.


In order to apply, email your application by Friday 12th November to callum@actionappointments.co.za. In addition to a normal letter of motivation, all candidates must send a one-page response addressing the following topics.


1. Summary of your qualifications and experience.

2. The reason why you are interested in the position.

3. Summary of your three main strengths and three areas for improvement.

4. What makes you unique and distinguishes you from other top-tier candidates.

5. Description of your walk, relationship and experience with Jesus Christ.

6. Stakeholders Engagement: Proven knowhow, experience, and settings mapping, interacting, and networking with job/sector specific stakeholders.

7. Multi-Sector and/or Sector-specific Mobilization: Results-oriented examples of organization and mobilization of job/sector specific stakeholders at a global, regional, and national level for programs implementation including meetings, top-level commissions, and conferences.

8. Leadership Expertise: Proven experience leading job/sector specific programs, initiatives, projects and/or responses at global, regional, or national level.

9. Work Plans and Budget Proposals: Experience designing and implementing strategy, implementation and business plans including budget amounts and management of  staff and resources.

10. Resource Mobilization Capacity: Qualitative and quantitative examples of resource mobilization results aimed to support job/sector specific programs including amount of funds, grants, shares, donations, and gift-in-kind raised and sources, private sector leveraging results, partnerships created, and any other mobilization of human, physical, and economic resources.